Dear Carlyle

Dear Carlyle, How are you today? Your Dad told me that you are now able to visit my blog and see what I am writing about and look at the pictures. That is so nice to know! You are growing up, and since you read so well, you can know what I am saying about…

A good song for days like these

This song, from 1972 arrived when I was 16 years old. So as I listened to it, I sang along with words – ’cause I know them! It marks an interesting part of my life, getting a driver’s licence, starting to date, to be out “on my own” at times, being in youth group and…

Junior Ikea carpenter

I’ve joked for years about being an Ikea carpenter. Part of this is of course because Philip is an award-winning carpenter. My talent seems to lie in assembling, not creating. Philip’s talent in this area seems endless… Jason and I are somewhere on the other end of the spectrum. Which is strange when you think…